Orange (France): Result of Exchange Offer by France Telecom (France).
Changes In FTSE Indices

17 October 2003


Following the offer for Orange (France) by France Telecom (France) having reached an acceptance level of 98.78%, FTSE announces the following changes:

Please note: The new shares in issue total for France Telecom reflects an increase of 170.6m new shares to the existing number in FTSE indices.

The resulting change to the France Telecom Investability Weight Banding also reflects the issue of 95.4m existing shares previously held in Treasury.

INDEXCHANGEEFFECTIVE FROM
START OF TRADING
FTSE All-World IndexOrange (France, 7027455) will be deleted.

France Telecom(France, 5176177) will remain in the index with an increased shares in issue total of 2,394,964,972 and an increased investability weighting of 50%.
24 October 2003
FTSE World Index Ex-MultinationalsOrange will be deleted.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE Global Sector - TelecomsOrange will be deleted.

mmO2 (UK, 3087271) will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 8,670,033,916 and an investability weighting of 100%.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE Global Style IndexOrange will be deleted.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE Global Islamic IndexOrange will be deleted.

24 October 2003
FTSE Eurotop 300Orange will be deleted.

Dassault Systemes (France, 5330047) will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 114,475,204 and an investability weighting of 50%.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE Eurotop 100Orange will be deleted.

Renault (France, 4712798) will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 284,937,118 and an investability weighting of 75%.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE ExUK 100Orange will be deleted.

Adecco (Switzerland, 7110720) will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 185,106,700 and an investability weighting of 75%.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE Euro 100Orange will be deleted.

T-Online (Germany, 5932722) will be added to the index with a shares in issue total of 1,223,858,000 and an investability weighting of 20%.

France Telecom will be treated as above.
24 October 2003
FTSE EuroMidDassault Systemes will be deleted.24 October 2003
FTSE 4 Good Europe 50 IndexFrance Telecom will be treated as above.24 October 2003
FTSE 4 Good Europe IndexFrance Telecom will be treated as above.24 October 2003
FTSE 4 Good Global IndexFrance Telecom will be treated as above.24 October 2003
FTSE 4 Good Global 100 IndexFrance Telecom will be treated as above.24 October 2003

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